21.06.21, 23:59

✨ Scholarship Opportunity: Workshop with CA Conrad

Band of Burnouts is thrilled to announce that we are offering two scholarships for writers who have experience with burnout and would like to work with the topic in their practice.


The scholarships allow participants to attend the three-day course REGENERATION: (Soma)tic Poetry Rituals for New Growth w/ CA Conrad at the Home School free of charge, and extend their learnings into a small group practice that seeks to develop new writing rituals with relation to burnout and the body over the space of a week.



The overall duration of the course and time together is 28th June – 4th July.

The first part is the course with CAConrad, taking place on:

  • June 28, 29, 30 – 2021
    Time: 9am- 11 am PST / Noon – 2 EST / 5pm – 7pm GMT / 7pm – 9pm CEST
    In the second part, our collective will continue working together to develop our own collective tools. This time may also be used for producing a submission to the Band of Burnouts experimental print publication.
  • July 1, 2, 3, 4
    Time: 10:30 – 12:30* CEST)
    *These times can be flexible and decided together around each other’s schedules.



To apply, please send a statement on why you would like to receive this scholarship and take part in this collective learning, sharing and making space (max 500 words) to jess@schoolofcommons.org by 21st June 2021.

Please note that this opportunity is intended for those who have or are experiencing burnout.


About CAConrad

CAConrad has been working with the ancient technologies of poetry and ritual since 1975. They are the author of Amanda Paradise (Wave Books, 2021). Other titles include The Book of Frank, Ecodeviance, and A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon. They received a Creative Capital grant, a Pew Fellowship, a Lambda Literary Award, and a Believer Magazine Book Award. They teach at Columbia University in New York City and Sandberg Art Institute in Amsterdam.

Visit their website: http://somaticpoetryexercises.blogspot.com/ 


About the Home School

Since 2014, The Home School has brought together the most diverse poets and artists of our time to explore poetry’s relationship to dance, film, music, painting, theater and other theories of thinking.